Interview of Irving Bernstein
UCLA professor of political science.
- UCLA Institute of Industrial Relations
- UCLA and University of California HistoryUCLA Faculty
- Biographical Note:
- UCLA professor of political science.
- Bernstein, Irving
- Supporting Documents:
- Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
- Interviewee Retained Copyright
- Education at University of Rochester and University of Chicago; interest in labor relations; work with National War Labor Board during World War II; wartime change in labor relations; postwar labor strikes and public reaction; history of university programs in industrial relations; Governor Earl Warren and beginning of university involvement in industrial relations in California; Berkeley's Institute of Industrial Relations compared with UCLA's; organization of institute; development of institute at UCLA; areas of research and programs pursued; changes in field of industrial relations since World War II; Secretaries of Labor Frances Perkins and Willard Wirtz; effect of Taft-Hartley Act on labor movement; future problems in industrial relations.